During the AMC Networks Summit in Manhattan, the network announced that a spinoff of The Walking Dead has been greenlit and will premiere on AMC in 2020. According to Deadline, production is slated to start this summer in Virginia and is said to be run by Matt Negrete and Scott M. Gimple.
The show itself is set to center around two young women who come to age in the zombie apocalypse.
“On the heels of an incredible ninth season of The Walking Dead and as we approach an anticipated new season of Fear this summer, this is an exciting moment for the Dead franchise, which continues to thrive in a highly competitive environment,” said Sarah Barnett, president of the entertainment networks group for AMC Networks. “We are thankful to be working with some of the best creatives in the business to expand this Universe in new and exciting ways for our fans.”
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